Instruments for Sale

In the market for a used instrument?

Upgrading? Looking for a new home for your first hammer dulcimer love?

A number of calls and emails come in about instruments that are 'for sale' in central NC. Additionally, students who are renting instruments decide to take the plunge ... purchase their own instrument. Wouldn't it be nice to get these folks together?

This page is dedicated to connecting buyers to sellers in the area. Send information via email to Sue. We'll post it here. You take it from there!

In your email, please include:

  • a concise description of the instrument
  • a declaration of its condition
  • the price you're asking, or the market value
  • what's included in the price
  • your name and email address
  • you may include one photograph

Notify Sue when the instrument is sold. Blogger reserves the right to remove postings from the list after a period of time, even if no sale has been reported.

Please be aware that this blog is open to the public and that postings may be linked to FaceBook and other social networking sites. Blogger will attempt to present information in an accurate manner, but it is up to you to confirm it all. Negotiations should be handled privately. Haggling and feedback regarding transactions are not appropriate within the comment section of this forum. Trapezoids of the Triangle takes no responsibility for the wheeling-dealing that buyers and sellers do ... caveat emptor!

Other sites that offer FREE listings of privately owned dulcimer merchandise for sale:


Dusty Strings Prelude 12/11
Good condition. Great for a beginning player. Includes hard case, scissor stand, tuning wrench, upgraded hammers, and Korg tuner. $125 (near Chapel Hill, NC)

James Jones custom-built 3/16/18/9 Four Octave
Second owner. Very good condition. $750
Includes instrument, padded case, two stands - one sitting, the other standing, and string cleaning kit
Contact Liz at (near Chapel Hill, NC) 

Cloud Nine Model 18/17/9
Chromatic Extended Range Hammered Dulcimer
Won at the 2018 National Hammered Dulcimer Contest
New instrument, never used. Asking $1,800
Includes case, set of hammers, and tuning wrench 
Call or text Benjamin Barker at 336-984-9801 (western NC)


  1. Is anyone still actively monitoring this page? Interested in a couple of the items listed for sale.

  2. Sorry, been slack since Covid. Edited this page today. Have not received updates re: the James Jones or Cloud Nine instruments. If interested in them, please contact as directed in post. Thanks for your interest! ~ Sue